River Camp, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

The Luangwa River is the most intact major river system in Africa and forms the Luangwa River valley as a lifeline for the South Luangwa National Park. This park is famous for its abundant wildlife while not even being one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. South Luangwa hosts a wide variety of wildlife, birds and vegetation. There are 60 different animal species and over 400 different bird species in South Luangwa National Park. The only notable exception is the rhino, sadly poached to extinction.

River Camp and Landscape

River Camp


Morning tea

Relaxing with a fantastic view

Luangwa river

Dead tree

South Luangwa National Park

Open plain

Bushy grassland

Walking safari

Walking safari through the bush

Hippo pool

Sausage tree

Sausage fruit


Sunrise on the Luangwa River


Lilac-breasted Roller

Lilac-breasted Roller

White-fronted Bee-eater

White-browed Sparrow-Weaver

WHite-browed Coucal

Egyptian Goose

Egyptian Goose

Verreaux's Eagle-Owl

Spotted Eagle-Owl







Impala herd...


Elephant and baboons

Elephant walking past

Elephant in the evening light

Family of Yellow baboons

Yellow baboons - mother with baby

Yellow baboon

Warthogs digging for roots

Warthog scraching itself

Vervet monkey

Leopard looking for food

Piku caught by a leopard

Leopard catching his breath

Leopard dragging the Puku under a bush


Puku family

Thornicroft Giraffe

African buffalo

Zebra having fun

Laughing zebra

Leopard after dinner

Leopard at night

Hippo eating a sausage tree fruit

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